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c/n 924
N67694 at Kenmore Air Harbor, Washington.
Photo: Ian M. Macdonald © late 1970's early 1980's
55-0700 at Phoenix, just before heading to Davis-Monthan AFB.
Photo: Unknown photographer © 25 May 1972 - Aird Archives

c/n 924




55-0700 US Army #1602. L-20 No. 603. Command A-7. Delivered 07-Jun-1956. Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

55-0700 Stored at MASDC., Davis Monthan AFB., AZ. 25-May-1972 to 26-Feb-1976. PCN (Product Control Number) HS168.

Note: Purchased by McKinney at the Davis Monthan auction sale on 29-Jan-1976 for $28,000US. Purchased on the basis of ”having a reasonable potential for normal certification”. Total time 6,449.4 hours, engine 5,197.4 hours. Comment at time of auction: five seats and average condition.

N67694 J. C. McKinney, Titusville, PA. Regd 26-Jul-1976.

N67694 Kenmore Air Harbor Ltd., Kenmore, WA. Regd 27-Aug 1982.

N67694 Brian & Louise McManus, Ward Cove, AK. Regd 23-Nov-1992. Operated by Taquan Air Services. Canx 16-Oct-1997.

Incident: Ketchikan Harbour, AK. 21-May-1993. Bird Strike. On climb out aircraft struck by large bird which struck cross wires on floats. Bird reported as “Eagle, Bald”. Well it wasn’t bald before the incident it was afterwards!

Accident: Ketchikan, AK. 12-Dec-1996. Aircraft had just taken off and was climbing out over bay when hit by strong wind gust. Right wing dropped and aircraft crashed into water. Pilot drowned, but passenger escaped without injury through windscreen. Although attempts were-made to recover the aircraft high winds in area hindered the attempt. Aircraft not recovered, considered destroyed. NTSB report ANC97LA014.

N67694 Removed from register 16-Oct-1997 as destroyed.

Fate Unknown